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Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox 10/10/2021 American League Division Series Game 3 Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox 10/10/2021 – The Houston Astros will take the road for their third game in their American League Division Series against the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox are on the brink of elimination and they have no choice but to win this game. Houston will need to win one of their three remaining games to get past Chicago. The Astros are just one step away from making it to their next round. The MLB playoff probabilities 2021 has Houston as one of those favorites to win this series. However, the Giants and Dodgers have an equally strong chance of winning.
Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox 10/10/2021
The Houston Astros took out the White Sox with ease in both games. Houston went deep from the plate last night and smashed nine runs to victory, restricting the White Sox to just four. Houston is holding the seventh rank in the majors with a team ERA of 3.76. Luis Garcia will be sent to the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Garcia is holding an 11-8 record on the season with an ERA of 3.30. The righty has struck out a total of 167 hitters in a span of 155 plus innings. Garcia holds a solid WHIP of 1.17.
Players to watch: Michael Brantley DH (GP 2, AB 9, R 0, H 3, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 4, BB 0, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.444, OPS 0.778, WAR 0), Yuli Gurriel 1B (GP 2, AB 8, R 1, H 1, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 1, BB 0, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.125, OBP 0.125, SLG 0.125, OPS 0.25, WAR 0).
Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox will enter this game with their last chance to continue in the playoffs. The White Sox struggled against the Astros on the road, but they have a neat chance to make up for their loss at home. Dylan Cease will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Cease is holding a 13-7 record on the season with an ERA of 3.91. Cease is 6-2 in his last 16 home starts and has waived 115 opponent hitters in a span of 85 innings. The White Sox will still need support from the plate to win this game.
Players to watch: Tim Anderson SS (GP 2, AB 9, R 2, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 4, BB 0, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.444, OBP 0.444, SLG 0.444, OPS 0.889, WAR 0), Jose Abreu 1B (GP 2, AB 8, R 0, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 4, BB 1, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.5, OBP 0.556, SLG 0.5, OPS 1.056, WAR 0).
Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Chicago White Sox
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Betting Picks
The baseball reference playoff odds are in favor of the White Sox to win this game at home and cover the spread. The Chicago White Sox have a better opportunity with Cease on the mound and their advantage at home.
Score Prediction: White Sox 5, Astros 3.